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and humid in the forecast today. >> the three of them like to hang out together. and tucker barnes has that and the latest on hurricane bill. >> thank you very much. got the update now. ximum windof 100 miles per hour and up over 105 with gusts and notice the eye is getting bigger by the hour. so the storm will continue to in tensefy, that's its forecast as thwiwater temperatures here off to the west and north and west are much warmer than they are currently. so it looks like this could be a major hurricane over the next upcoupof hours -- or the next couple of day at r. talk aboulocal wehe lweocal weather. we ah azyahot and humid. there you go. clouds out to e west. there is a cold front out there. the remnants of claudette yesterday are working into the mix. so we'll have the possibility of some scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast later today. temperatures getting hot. 85 degrees at reagan national. humidity 61%. winds out of the south and east at 5 miles per hour. count on the hazy, hot and humid conditions to continue this afternoon. we'll go with partial sunshine an
. thanks for watching fox 5 midday news, i'm claudia coffey. >> good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. tucker is joining us now with what all of that means and d arh d o teart tehot this morning. >> it sure did. already we're in the upper 80s. ot in a few heah ofrse te he woe ofe he s set to arrive ni a couple of hours. the heat advisory goes into affect at noon. stunties in orange, so to the is where our heat adeasory is and aga the at's the cnabiom humidity and heat, will bibe in excess of 100 degrees this ae erprepared for a prepared fo hot summer afternoon. 88 now at reagan national. that 00 a m.10:00 a.m. we'll get an update momentarily. winds out of the west at 8 miles per ho. lookaaa the regional map. yl 'lcetiti i t8 8 tn atshur heesermpe ur on the map. so you get the idea. we're talking about the record- s kirecord- breaking heat here in washington later this afternoon. our record high for the date is 98 degrees and the forecast, tolieve it or not, is upper 90s about 100 today. there is your morning satellite radar. lots of sunshine and haze and humidity. this theme will continue t
there this morning. so can we expect more storms. >> and what is the latest on hurricane bill? tucker is here to talk that. >> we're hot and too maniy out -- hot and steamy out there. still a very powerful category hurricane with bill and gusts to about 150. it will remain very intense offr to the d west. i'll have more on bill in a s sh ts.tet let's shift to our forecast. there are clouds out to the west and a very ts op icraialr ma tharhso theae eri er is a chance you'll see cattered showers and thunderstorms fire up again later today. much like yesterday. that sunshine is going to help aid in the shower e activity later today. 86 degrees right now. the humidity is 57%. winds out of the east at 3 miles per hour. here is a look at your forecast. and again, a little cooler than yesterday because we'll have more clouds. plenty of clouds out there by afteron. scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms return. high temperature of about 90 degrees. i'll be back in a couple of minutes with more details on forecast. allison, back to you. >>> d.c. police need your help in solving a murder mystery. the ow
hurricane bill. >> the storm has weakened, but it could intensify in the western atlantic. tucker barnes joins us with the latest. >> maximum winds now 120 miles per hour. still gusting over 135 so this is still a powerfulmajor category three hurricane. and let's see what is going on re. along the western edge it's been dealing with wind sheer and so it's been holding back on the intensity. e the focast is for bill to in tensefy and continue to push off to the north d west. i'll have morrte n obill coming up. let's take a lookorat the local weather and into aurhe hoas,errewfte' rs,howe're talking about hazy, ot nd ahumid once again. cany s ee the cloud cover out there. a mix of sun and clouds and thec showers breaking uot once again. o juye l lrdiktendse aay the aa before. showers breaking out across portions of west virginia. so more showers and thunderstorms and the possibility in our forecast later this afternoon. here we go. 82 degrees and that humidity is 71%. so that's an uncomfortable combination. it will be hazy, hot and humid later this afternoon with clouds out there. we'll
. it is muggy and upping it will stay that way for a while jie. don't know. we'll ask tucker. >> we are glad you could be along with us on fox 5 morning news. tucker is in. tony is taking time off. so we're watching bill. >> tony is under the weather. remember ask the weather guy yesterday? >> probably in thabicaribbean. we've got a lot to talk about. we want to start with hurricane bill. this intensity increasing here in the last several hours. maximum winds, 15 miles per hour with gusts to 1. that makes day category four hurricane. they only go to category five. it continues to move off to the west-northwest at about 16 miles per hour. the sea surface temperatures are running in the 80s. there is likelihood the storm nturcontinued tho i fy si da h el vesyra ses t'esveral days.a ge t o athe r again, we had storms here last night. >> we have aguhaseve used them mybig ad big ones at my house. yo psecanguseoscrhis het stn wan iits wake a lot of kecld coved a little bit of fog and a lot of humidity. i am guaranteeing bad hair days for everybody area-wide today as the monument will really be ver
a sign of things to come. tucker barnes joins us with more on what we can expect this afternoon as far as heat. >> well i have an update. it's no longer 77, it's now 83 at reagan national. we'll be in the low 90s this afternoon. and we'll see humidity in there as well. so a summery afternoon. dog days of august are here. 83 at reagan national. dulles, 84, bwi marshall 82. so it's a hot and sweaty morning. i guess the good news in the forecast is we're not expecting much in the way of shower or thunderstorm activitivas hings should remain quiet ouast there there is a look at your satellite radar. a frontal sf teofm tcohe t as and that's responsible for the cloud cover and light showers well t snd aths eat lltho ou s th and east n a big thunderndem complex out to west. i think later today we'll see some clouds from the thunderstorm complex move in here. so there might be a little bit of high-level cloudiness but that's the worst of the forecast as the showers and thunderstorms should hold off for one more day. mostly sunny, a hot afternoon. a 92 expected here in washington. so plan acco
and here, another nice day at home. temperatures are weighing up. >> it's warm outside as tucker was saying it will stay that way. >> yes, we'll have highs in the 90s. we have a form as of -- tropical storm danny. d and we'll go to the maps and we'll show you the tropics and there you go. that's danny and maximum winds are 45. 'ski to rac tngthe north and northwest. and we got to watch this one carefully, ts we get into the weekend, it's possible that this could drop into a hurricane and be llcentered off eto he carolinas awent g i saturday morning. and more on o danny coming up a named storm. >>> 80 degrees at reagan national and humidity at 62% and winds out of the north at 5 miles per hour and a beautiful day and a lot of sunshine across the area and the humidity is in check and it's not humid and we won't have thunderstorms until tomorrow. o rain shower activity, especially in the cold front, that will be here tomorrow. for the rest of the day, not a bad looking day and we'll have mostly sunny skies and hot with the 90s. we'll have more coming up. >>> well, thank you. >>> a graphic new
. but the humidity is down. so that helps. >> that's a good thing. >> tucker is here with whether the humidity will stay low. >> it will stay low for sure. the forecast couldn't be better. a lot of sunshine across the region and mostly sunny skies with high temperatures in the mid to upper 80s. nice. nice. starting with a lk t a satellite radar. and across the area on our ew system, you can see quiet conditionsut here as we continue to see lots of bright sunshine. high pressure is moving in from the north ndweasst. and notice out toward west virginia and eastern ohio, there is nothing happening. so this will be a beautiful afternoon. should mostly sunny throughout the day and again no shower or thunderstorm activity in the forecast for the remainder of our day today. we are warming up out there. warm temperatures. 81 at reagan national. humidity is 50%. winds are out of the north, they were earlier, 5-10. currently out of the north at 5 miles per hour. and mostly sunny skies, a pleasant afternoon, high temperature about 88 degrees. our average daytime high now is 85 so warmer than that. and
. this is most popular segment in local television. tucker barnes an i put our big geeky weather heads together to answer your most pressing questions. today's question is from troy fairette. that is like a football player. >> old movie star too. >> he could be a reporter. let's go to troy garrett. he says while he was on a flight, pilot anumbered that the outside air temperature was minus 50 degrees while the ground temperature was 75 degrees. we were trying at an altitude of 30,000 feet. why is the temperature so cold up there and warmer on the ground espare closer to the sun when flying? >> sounded like it was going to be who gets there first questions swra i thought it would be a math question which we wouldn't have used it. you could have answered it. that is a great question. you would think the closer to the sun, you're 30,000 feet above the surface of the earth, it will be warmer. no, the high are up you go, the colder it gets. remember, space is cold. why is that so? let's go to science man tucker barnes for the answer. >> good question though. >> it's great question. >> the next time
at that in the 8:00 hour. >> and now i promised everybody tucker barnes. >>> what a beautiful morning and sunshine across the area. and today should be a picture- perfect day. a lot of sunshine expected. we're not expecting a shower or thunderstorm activity today. let's get to the satellite radar and show you what is going on ndyou anou see a whole lot of nothing. clouds off the coast and some shower activity off of the carolinas, but that's about it. ahigh ly sunny day as pressure builds ifrom the north and west. even though the temperatures will be warm, it will be comfortable because the humidity will stay at bay for another day. currently 69 degrees. temperatures jumped one degree in the past hour. and winds out of the north and you're pressure is up. mostly sunny skies expected and again, applies on the -- a pleasant afternoon with temperatures in the upper 80s which is where it should be this time of year. we'll have more information on the weather and look at the tropics coming up. let's get to julie wright with the latest on our fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> it's busy after university boulev
by the heat advisory but onrticularly from washo gt t points east. >> are you keeping tucker awake. >> tucker, are you all right over there. >> that was quite the big yawn. all right. points east, that is where we have the heat advisory in effect. it goes into effect at noon today, lasts until 8:00 p.m. that is because it could feel like it is between 1105 degrees later on. this is a heat warning in effect near philadelphia. current temperatures around the region look like this. we are 78 degrees in washington. 72 at dulles. harrisonburg is at # 8 degrees. up in frederick, maryland, 75 degrees at this hour. satellite-radar composite, we'll show this to you because it is kind of cool. notice how the rainfall and the cloud are moving. that is because there is a big ridge of high pressure down here. it is forcing everything to go around. it that is part of the reason it will be so hot today. if we see any shower or thunderstorm activity, it will be this evening and i think there is only about a 10% chance of that. your surface map for today, we'll show it to you in graphic terms. that big h, st
in with tucker barnes to get a look at our forecast for today. >> it looks great outside. should be a beautiful day. we'll have sunshine, low humidity. we'll have fine conditions. dto. in, no thunderstorm ay >> atoday. >> all right. >>'m out >>of here. let's get right to the satellite-radar and we'll take a look -- we t don't have much look at. railroad quiet conditions. -- very quiet conditions. we have high pressure building in. it will be a nice yll eary stretchiearodown down through the carolinas expecting very quiet conditions out there. and again, we should have bright sunshine unarod here and high temperatures just about where they should be. our average day-time high now is 85 degrees and we'll be in the upper 80s. ronnely 88 degrees a little later this afternoon. that is a nice looking start. -- roughly 88 degrees a little later this afternoon. agn, the forecast is a good one. mostly sun you skies. it will a very pleasant afternoon although warm but not too humid. high temperature about 88 degrees. i'll have all the changes in our forecast coming up. we have pore rain in the five- day
topping 90 degrees today. tucker barnes joining us with more on what to expect. >> thank you much. maybe some showers and thunderstorms, particularly getting into the mid- to late afternoon hours. we have a cold front approaching from the north and west that could introduce a d ance for some showers aro . let's get a l ook atour hd radar. right here in washington still some sunshine but r uo t rtsk d paarour west anrthe particularly t rtpaarul icly towards char charlottesville, ck eaicup some shower activity. there's a cold front. let's show you the cloud cover and shower activity to the north and ldcoa rf t.eronths e that will be moving through during the course of the day. we'll see increasing clouds o our tempese ll e.tu s opewi temurratures will be ve hemi af ldad o te front adwith highs in the upper 80s to about 90. plenty of humidity and we think s todet strmaronownd rsdetorms start to break out along that front by mid- to late afternoon. if you have outdoor plans, be prepared for late-day showers. 83 the humidity. not bad. here's your official forecast. plenty of clouds and scatt
compared to earlier and an umbrella may not be a bad idea. >> hey, there, tucker. yeah, not a bad idea. we have a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. we'll forecast it cooler today. the humidity is up and we' look at the radar. we'll see what's going on. you can see the showers and u'll notice, the lastfew frames of the radar, the showers are disappearing. we have dry air oveead and out to the west, there's more cloud cover and we'll have a chance of scattered showers and no ndeintoans rm the aft forecast. we'll move on to adr ar radar and you can see the bigger picture there and we have a will the o er soshoweds asatciwiatth e how out to the west. that's moving througwtheailt ere th we wetnsuedtl today and it won't rain all afternoon. we won't rule out the possibility of scattered showers and thunderstorms. 81 at reagan national and warming up. still, better than yesterday. 80 at bullless and afternoon high -- 80 at dulles and afternoon highs warmer than yesterday. high about 87 degrees. we'll be back with an update on the tropics and we'll tell you if we'll get
. our bill tucker tells us more might be on the way. >> reporter: it took the house just a few hours to pulp an additional $2 billion into the cash for clunkers program and send the bill to the senate and the president praised their quick action. >> thanks to quick bipartisan responses, we're doing everything possible to continue this program and to continue helping cob assumers and the auto industry contribute to our recovery. >> reporter: washington is in love with the cash for clunkers program. >> it's a success that there's kesh that too many people are buying cars. that's a good thing. >> reporter: dealers are enthusiastic. >> it's going to be a huge success. can't wait to do another 100 of them. >> reporter: but what is all this these yax baenthusiasm bas? a survey of 2,000 dealers reporting an average of 13 deals ready to be approved nor the program. the program has been declared the billion-dollar budget spent. >> there's definitely a reason to just take a deep breath for a moment. if congress goes ahead and we get fiebl approval on the $2 million more, that's great, but ever
and tucker. saw a chance -- you have a chance to say hello to tony, tucker and holly this weekend at eastern mark net saturday from 10:00 until 1:00 get out there and say hello and tony will say hello back. >> yes i will. i always do. >> to meet the team, thell be out there chatting it up with everybody. julie are going to be out there to hang out with the gang. >> i'm going to be the first one in line saying tony. >> and tony is like that's a different greeting from what? >> you're right. >> and they do sell food at eastern market so it's a good lunch for you. >> i am leaving right now, i'll see you on saturday. >> julie, you're saying tony never buys you lunch, this is your chance. get in there now. >> you can come on out and i'll buy you lunch. >> you can get out there and say tony, pay up. >> and at 10:00 on saturday morning i'm there. out on the roads, lanes are open on top stretch leaving college park toward 270. the busy ride is on the west side from the springfield interchange. this traffic merging on 95 northbound toward 66. the problem is two separate accidents. the first at bradd
and samuel tucker go back today. as well as seven elementary schools in fairfax county. other schools start next month. >> that's way early! >>> got to say, way early! i wouldn't be happy. >> yeah, true. >> now, we have to get on a schedule. it's sweet having a modified schedule >> well, got to do it. >> what do you want to know about? >>> well, is it going to be as muggy. >> well, we'll get a little bit of a break. it will feel a little bit better today. >> will there be snow. >> thank you for the softball question, i can say that with authority, no snow. >>> yesterday, we had rain. we'll tell you how much. 4/10. dollies -- 2 v. 10th of an inch. no rain for us today. we have a little bit of rain in central portions of virginia happening there. current temperatures around the area. 73 in the district and 72 in baltimore and frederick, maryland at 68 degrees. winchester, virginia at 72 degrees. forecast for washington today, mostly sunny and less humid and warm and high about 89 degrees. then, for tonight, 70 degrees. that's lower than we've seen lately. partly cloudy and a mild night. fived
. as tucker mentioned, cold front will come through. once that comes through, thunder booms. expect those later this afternoon. here is your forecast for today. and to answer steve's question, how hot will it get? we are looking for a high of 90 degrees. a lot of clouds, scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms. we'll have more details coming up in just a little bit. >> sounds steamy but it sounds all right. >> it is steamy. >> do we need rain? >> kind of. i guess. >> we're getting it. >> yesterday wasn't as bad as i thought it might. the humidity was down. >> it's okay. >> let's check in with lauren demarco and see what is happening with traffic. >> forget trafic right now. are you serious about paula abdul? i thought this was just a rumor. >> it could still be a negotiating thing. >> that is huge. i like paula though. ilike her unpredictability. >> wll talk about that later, i'm sure. getting out to the roads light now, not much going on on the beltway. our construct has wrapped up around town. we to have lanes closed on the outer loop after the woodrow wilson bridge as you head up
and samuel tucker elementary run on a modified calendar, which put students back in the classroom this morning. these students will be in class for nine weeks and then have a three-week break. some schools in fairfax and arlington counties also began today. >>> it could soon cost you more to hail a taxi in the district. the city council has lifted a $19 cap on taxi cab rides that start and end in the district. cab drivers have called for this since last june. that's when the switch to the metered fare system took place. the council removed the gap as part of the fiscal 2010 budget plan. >>> we're following breaking news out of baja, california, right now. a powerful earthquake has rocked mexico. the 6.9 magtude quake was centered 331 miles southeast of tijuana, but set off alarms as far away as phoenix. there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. it hit around 2:00 this afternoon eastern time. just minutes after two other quakes were felt. pat? >>> meanwhile, back here at home we're getting a bit of a break from that humidity today. but a break for how long? veronica joh
by the end of the week. it will like steer clear of florida. >> what about our forecast here? tucker barnes joins us with a quick look this morning. >> thank you. back to bill very quickly. just want to show everybody what is happinobill. it continues to intensify. thwind are up to 100 miles per hour and -- okay, i guess we're in the going to look at t still forecast to become maor jhurricane over the next 4 hours. h, nt too bad -- over the next 24 hours. with a cold front starting to shtretclo osetor e urarea, and the possibility of a little nesunshi out there during the morning hours,nse'll see some showeruras th develop up aheahead of that fro latr today and some d of the storms could contain gusty winds and very heavy rain. we'll see what happens. temperatures right now, we never really cooled off overnight. we are at 77-degree at reagan national. humidity back up, 74%. i think the best chance of showers and thunderstorms will be any 2 00 : d an2:00 and anusee aft00yoeru c noon temperatures later today in the low 90s. 91 here in washington. 90 in baltimore. >> we'll talk mother about
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as it is on the front lines. bill tucker, cnn, seattle. >>> our thanks to major bert and all of our brave men and women in uniform. thanks for being with us tonight. tonight. >>> up next is "campbell brown." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> hey there, everybody. a lot of ground to cover tonight, but we'll start as we always do with the "mash-up." it is, of course, our look at the stories making an impact right now, the moments you may have missed today. don't have to. some new information, and just-released audio recordings give a new window into just how boneheaded some decisions were by airport workers in rochester, minnesota, earlier this month. you remember this story, an express jet flight diverted because of bad weather pap 47 passengers locked on the plane for hours. well, today, federal officials cleared the plane's crew. the captain tried to get those passengers off. >> i need to tell them something. i can't sit here any longer. >> there's no food, and it's just getting really unhappy. and the problem is that the terminal is closed here. and they won't let them get off because the ter
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off. tucker carlson joins us from washington, d.c. >> good morning. as we have been talking about, textbooks under the influence of the activist left is not to describe the world the way it is, but to hope for the way it should be. that means sometimes changing history. t whio whit, adam and eve is now eve and adam. in the left-wing version of genesis, adam convinced eve to eat the apple. steve: they are rewriting the bible? [laughter] >> if you look back, you do not have a grandfather clause anymore. that is needless to say, sexist as well. replaced with a retroactive coverage. sportsmanship has that dreaded three letter word, the ugliest word in english, man. it is now sporting conduct. elderly and senior citizens are not around anymore either, not sure why that is offensive, but they are now older citizens. jungle is now forbidden as well. no more jungle. the word is savannah. jungle is a perfectly good word, and evocative word. -- an evocative word. no more george of the jungle, it is george of the rainforest. steve: i wish that you were making this stuff up. but you are actua
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